Bad Münster am Stein

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BAD MÜNSTER AM STEIN

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Bad Kreuznach
Incorporated into : 1969 Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1936 and combine elements of the arms of the former rulers of the town. The lion is derived from the arms of the Lords of Löwenstein, who held the estate and village for several centuries. The two salmon in the claws of the lion are derived from the arms of the Counts of Salm-Salm, descendants of the Lords of Stein, who held the estate Münster unter Rheingrafenstein in the 14th century. The salmon are a canting element.


Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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